Querétaro represents the former economic and artistic glory of central Mexico, where aqueducts still stand tall and proud, and Spanish and Catholic architectural influences can be found on nearly every building in this ancient, mountainous city.
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Casa de la Marquesa is the perfect place to stay during your time in Querétaro! This stunning pink-orange Latin-American style colonial era hotel was the perfect base for exploring Querétaro. The hotel staff picked us up from the Querétaro airport and brought us to the hotel, which was about a 45 minute drive. Thankfully I spoke…
I traveled to Querétaro, Mexico and brought along one of my favorite Mary Frances handbags, as well as some sustainable fashion pieces by PrAna, and they made the perfect outfit for exploring the vibrant city nestled in the heart of Mexico.
Querétaro has a vibrant arts and cultural scene, and they also have some incredible local dishes inspired by tradition and their unique climate. Tikua, a restaurant located right around the corner from Casa de la Marquesa Hotel (check out the review of this stunning colonial era mansion turned hotel here) perfectly embodies arts and culture…
You may have noticed how much I love basket purses. I’ve started quite the collection, with 14 and counting, my closet is beginning to look like a basket weaver’s workshop! Under $100 and one of a kind, these unique purses are the perfect way to bring new life to your wardrobe, and they go with everything!
My Chicago Guide, created in partnership with Choose Chicago, will share the most interesting things to do, the best luxury accomodations, and the best places to eat in the Windy City. I love visiting Chicago, and it’s always been a special place for me and my husband, because we have so many happy memories here together. I can’t wait to share the many, many reasons we love Chicago!
This post will take you on a tour of beautiful Mexico, sharing with you some of the most incredible places to stay whether you’re planning a trip to Tulum, Playa del Carmen or Cancún in the Riviera Maya, visiting San Miguel de Allende or Querétaro in the mountains, or starting off in the country’s capital, Mexico City.
Traveling to a new or unsafe place, particularly if you’re alone, can be nerve wracking or even downright scary, but it doesn’t have to be. These tips will give you the tools and awareness you need to be able to check your room for hidden cameras, secure doors to adjoining rooms occupied by another guest, make sure no one else can access your room, and help you keep an eye on your belongings and rented space, even when you’re out and about. I hope these tips help you travel more confidently and fearlessly.
There’s a difference between being a traveler and being a tourist, so this guide will help you learn how to be a traveler, not a tourist to avoid making any social, cultural, or legal mistakes when traveling abroad. Don’t be like the loud tourists on the train to Kyoto, or the tourist in London demanding to have the construction around the clock face removed so they could take a picture, and instead learn to be a confident, prepared, traveler.
I’ve studied Japanese, German, French, Spanish, and Latin in school, and several other languages independently, and used these languages to travel the world. Being able to speak to another person in their language, even if you don’t do it perfectly, is one of the greatest feelings in the world, because it opens up a world of possibilities to you. Quite literally, you can more easily travel and explore the world! Here’s how to quickly learn another language, including tips on how to select study aids, studying strategies, and reasons why learning another language is one of the best possible investments you can make in your own life.
Goldfinch Tavern, located inside the Four Seasons Hotel Seattle, serves up some of the most inventive, refreshing, and nourishing meals in all of Washington. Dine inside their modern tavern, with its warm, inviting, caramel and gunmetal grey color scheme, or dine roof side next to the hotel’s infinity pool, with incredible views of the Seattle Great Wheel, Puget Sound, and the surrounding islands.